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We will be celebrating 8 years of giving to the API LGBTQ community in the SF Bay Area.
We warmly invite you to our 2019 Grant Ceremony in celebration of our 10 amazing grantees this year.
The Red Envelope Giving Circle (REGC) is committed to creating positive social change in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area through philanthropic support to improve the lives of Asian and Pacific Islander LGBTQ people and communities
Please note: Due to space limitations, an RSVP is strongly encouraged. Thank you for filling out the RSVP completely.
GLBT History Museum (Castro)
4127 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94114
** the museum is only partially ADA accessible. the main entrance including lobby and main exhibit areas are accessible. however, the museum bathroom albeit a tight squeeze is not technically compliant.
4:30pm – 5pm
Arrivals + Light Refreshments
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Grant Presentations – Honoring the Grantees for 2019
Wrap-up, Mix + Mingle
Our 2019 Grantees:
1) Domestic Violence Prevention Project – South Asian LGBTQ domestic violence project aims to increase access to culturally and linguistically aligned help services and engaging the South Asian community in prevention education and awareness.
2) Creating Safety and Healing for API LGBTQ Immigrant Survivors – seeks to build community support for undocumented and immigrant API LGBT survivors of violence and offer peer support, safety training and intervention.
3) API TransFusion – The second retreat for API transmasculine people to build community, develop self-acceptance and self-confidence, share resources, and leave energized to live authentically and with pride.
4) Dragon Fruit Network – Establish opportunities for intergenerational connection and community care across age, experience, and difference; combat isolation by bringing people together to build relationships.
5) Home of the Aetas – Documentary about Jhane, a trans female activist, who organizes her indigenous Aeta community in the Philippines against the government’s plans to destroy their ecosystem and construct a mega metropolis.
6) Nenci – Production of an EP called “Tomorrow, For Sure” that features 5 songs about a journey of interpersonal identity, trauma and romantic endeavors by 2 queer non-binary Asian artists.
7) For the Love QTPOC Acupuncture & Sound Healing – Provide 16 healing events for approximately 360 people.
8) Brothers – A short film about being Asian American and gay in rural California. Two Chinese American brothers keep dark secrets about their family while facing an outside world threatening to drive them apart.
9) 2019 Q&A Artist Residency: Identity, Health, and Interpersonal Relationships – A 2-day API-LGBTQ residency for artists to explore their inner selves, promote sexual empowerment, and discuss how to navigate safe and non-safe spaces.
10) Queer and Asian Conference, 2019 (QACON’19) – The annual multi-day Queer & Asian Conference (organized by Cal Q&A) provides a space for API-LGBTQ community fostering and empowerment.
Special thanks to our Community sponsors:
Asian Americans Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP)